Parkin biscuits
Pershore WI

Parkin biscuits

Mark & Sue Stinchcombe demonstrate how to make Parkin.  For the recipe, scroll down below the video… Parkin Biscuits Ingredients 5oz coarse oatmeal 3oz butter or margarine 1 tspn ground ginger pinch of salt 6 tbspns black treacle 4 tbspns milk Mix all dry ingredients together. Rub in the butter. Melt the treacle in hot … Continue reading

Food, Family & Home in WW1: conference report
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Food, Family & Home in WW1: conference report

Representatives from the WW1 in the Vale project headed over to Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings last Saturday to attend the Food, Family & Home in World War One conference organised by the Women’s History Network (Midlands). We found ourselves amongst over 90 delegates who had come from universities, community groups, schools and heritage organisations all over England. The aim … Continue reading

Fantastic film about the Pershore plum pickers
History of the Vale

Fantastic film about the Pershore plum pickers

This short film shows the history of Pershore Plum Pickers during WW1.  It was made by Pershore High School students, and was produced by Lisa Kimberley and Ade Holbrook, with funding from Wychavon District Council. Lisa and Ade said The presentation is about Plum Pickers, Fruit Growers, War, Loss & Remembrance in the Pershore area.  Although much is … Continue reading